Star Super Model-A pistol formerly owned by famous singer Frank Sinatra, Likely gifted to Sinatra when he performed for a convention held by the Cosa Nostra (mafia) in Havana, Cuba in 1946. It is mounted with solid silver grips and the entire pistol is inlaid with gold and silver in fantastic geometric designs, some of which are inlaid gold and others are damascened.
This 1911 by Sam Hoster of Custom Defense, LLC is chambered for the Russian 7.62x25mm Tokarev caliber, a suped-up variant of the 7.63 Mauser cartridge introduced with the equally classic Mauser C96 pistol.
M1911 to M1911A1 comparison.The 1911 pistol is considered by many gun collectors and veterans to be the greatest self-loading pistol ever made and the grandfather of the modern handgun, which despite its age is still used alongside modern pistols today. Designed by John Moses Browning in 1910 with patent dates going as far back as 1897, the .45 caliber pistol was adopted into the U.S. military arsenal February 14, 1911.